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the court. can the government prohibit people from getting married? the justices will meet behind closed doors today to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. same sex marriage supporters many of them are hoping court will let a lower court decision stand that overturned prop 8. san francisco city attorney dennis tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff on hand to perform marriages because there could be crowds. and number two from public safety per speck tiff. >> the justices will also announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the governments defense of marriage act that defines marriage is between one man and one woman is constitutional. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco officials have asked the ninth circuit court of appeals to give them 24 hours notice before lifting its stay on sa
marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any idea of what we may hear a decision in. >> in. >> reporter: we have been hearing a lot of different situations for how this news will come out. the justices are meeting to decide among themselves whether they are going to take up these cases. there are about seven challenges, we could get word later today -- the most likely situation i'm hearing is early next week. >>> san francisco officials have asked the court of appeals to give them 24 hours notice 23 if they decide to lift the stay on same sex marriages so the city clerk can prepare for when is expected to be a rush of same sex couples wantinto marry. there are plans for a big celebration in the castro district on monday night if same sex marriage becomes legal again in california. >> this morning the california law that prohibits mental health from siders counseling gay minors on how to become straight will have it's first legal test. in sacr
him and three activists. syrian leaders meeting and hope to form a transitional government that could take over syria if they are successful in over throwing the president. >> new details about a hero in last year's shooting at a cement plant. the district attorney said a truck driver is credited with lunging after the gunman in an effort to save his co workers, but he was shot and killed. that gunman, hid from police inside of a crawl space at a home in sunnyvale. deputies saw him the next day. they shot him but he had already died of aself inflicted gun shot wound. >>> a man convicted in a school bus kidnapping case won't be free any time soon. the 61-year-old fred woods was denied parole. he will stay in jail. he is one of three convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in the central valley in 1976. another man was paroled in june. he was released in mountain view. >> round one is behind us. what about round go? steve is watching the latest computer models, he is working over there in the weather center. he have the timetable for how the rain will affect your day. >> and a
on wall street today.. as investors closely monitor talks in washington over narrowing the government's budget deficit. stocks also rallied on a pair of good reports on jobs and the housing market looking at the numbers.. day up 37 points to close gained six- points. >> let us talk about how >> the trend so far it is aggressive with a good year it is helping already economy. purchases were up for the month of october, with a 5.2% and was only supposed to be a one-person climate. so people feel better and better they're putting it there homes of personal we were supposed to only see a-1% climbing up prices. and a substantial component to our building block of our economy. >> they do not seem to like macy's, donald trump is that having an impact on his product at macy's? >> i have never understood this in any way, shape, form. they look at this as a businessman. he made his money by inherited his a father's money. despite the wanted to dump truck with macy's the have not done it. and even the c f o came out of we listen to the customer. but they should take a look at the new research th
. mostly because people were hit by super storm sandy. the government also says the consumer and come stayed flat for the month of october and did not rise. we're watching the dow up 10 points right now. we will have a complete update on trafficked in bay area weather we come back. the heaviest cells are in sound san mateo and livermore. they range is moving through concord but we have some are headed towards fairfield and san jose shortly. even here the what you're seeing right now. snow was on the way for the sierra. and light at three is 6 in. of snow on wednesday and there are expecting a lot more, over the course of the weekend with this system coming through. no. start reporting 7 in. of fresh snow on their trails. 7 ft. is the forecast for the next several days for the higher elevations. not bad for the sierra. of course we have to drive and a here on the bay with all of the rain that is coming in right now. it is causing problems for us this morning. erica storm tracker 4, walk us through it >> been morning james it looks like the rain is picking up. at last check it was raini
dot com. >> federal government has awarded more than a hundred and $80 million in contracts at tied to hurricane sandy. that amount surpasses what the government spent on hurricane irene which hit in august of 2011 and killed at least 45 people. from the your governor estimates the total cost of the storm to new york state is $33 billion. federal contracts spending related to sandy so far did not come close to the estimated $19.6 billion spent on hurricane katrina. >> 28 days until the fiscal cliff that will kick in if congress does not act. president obama and republicans seem to be playing a game of political chicken right now. the president's proposal as 1.6 trillion in hired taxers over the next couple of years. he proposes a tax cuts and stimulating spending to stimulate the economy. the two sides may try to come together. waiting for a chance to dry out here. a lot of clouds and traffic. 50 degrees in san francisco and a high in the upper 50s. >> watching flood levels this morning on bay area rivers as many are staying in their banks. we did have some flooding. the napa river
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